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Coronavirus briefing: safeguarding guidance for early years

Author:
NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN
Publisher:
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Publication year:
2020
Pagination:
12
Place of publication:
London

...and registered childminders should still be providing childcare; whether nannies, au pairs and babysitters can still provide childcare; what to do if a child’s usual registered or regulated childcare provider is closed; whether there have been changes to early years childcare standards during the coronavirus pandemic; and how childcare settings can support and protect children who are not attending. [Update 22 (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus briefing: safeguarding guidance and information for schools

Author:
NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN
Publisher:
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Publication year:
2020
Pagination:
11
Place of publication:
London

This briefing summarises the latest guidance for UK schools on safeguarding during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It pulls together key safeguarding guidance from all four UK nations on how to keep children safe during the pandemic. It answers frequently asked questions including: who has to go to school; how to monitor attendance; what happens if nominated child protection leads need (Edited publisher abstract)

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Conducting a SEND risk assessment during the coronavirus outbreak

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department for Education
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department for Education
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Guidance providing information on conducting a risk assessment for children and young people with education, health and care (EHC) plans and others with complex needs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidance has been updated to cover: the SEND regulations changes; information on how to keep staff and pupils safe and reduce the risk of infection in educational settings; information (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

This document brings together all guidance related to coronavirus and home care in one place. It is intended for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England. The guidance covers: personal protective equipment; shielding and care groups; hospital discharge and testing; government support (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for victims of domestic abuse

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Home Office
Publisher:
Great Britain. Home Office
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Advice and guidance for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidance provides information and links to organisations providing help and support. It includes information for professionals and those who are worried that they may hurt someone. The guidance also explains how the government is working with the charity sector (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): looked after children and young people – family contact

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Government
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Government
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

...people and their families in light of public health guidance. Where children or young people are living in residential settings, the Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare provides further, specific information for consideration. Within this document, the term ‘child’ is taken to mean a child or young person up to 18 years of age. This guidance will provide key principles for consideration (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for adult social care services

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2021
Place of publication:
London

...the chain of transmission. This page brings together testing guidance for a range of specific adult social care settings: testing for adult care homes; testing for extra care and supported living settings; testing for homecare staff; testing for personal assistants; and testing for day care centres. [First published 24 March 2021 with the title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for adult social care (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing available for adult social care in England

Author:
NHS ENGLAND
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2021
Pagination:
10
Place of publication:
London

Outlines the COVID-19 testing available for testing staff, residents and visitors for all adult social care settings. The guidance covers: regular testing cycle for care home residents and staff (England); outbreak testing for care home residents and staff (England); care home family and friend visitors; visiting professionals in care homes; extra care and supported living settings; home care testing; day care centres; and universal testing. [Published: 24 March 2021; Last updated: 29 June 2021] (Edited publisher abstract)

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Getting help with daily activities outside your home during coronavirus

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

The guidance outlines how the coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission risk can be minimised when support is provided so that people who need assistance can visit shops, socialise or exercise safely. Contents include: who can get support; what ‘getting support’ means; getting support while socially distancing; who should help you; what everyone should do when they provide support to you; getting (Edited publisher abstract)

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Overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

...of the Care Act; COVID-19 ethical framework for adult social care; caring for people who are protected by safeguards under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including the deprivation of liberty safeguards; steps to take following a coronavirus-related death of a person who worked in adult social care. [First published 25 August 2020; Last updated 23 June 2021] (Edited publisher abstract)

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